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Route 52 bridge to close for 4 days next week

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Route 52 bridge to close for 4 days next week

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced that travel restrictions will occur next week on Route 52 (Lenape Road), U.S. 30, U.S. 1 and U.S. 202 in Chester County, for bridge repairs, median stabilization and patching operations. ...

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    Free breakfast June 4 at Unionville High cafeteria

    The administrators of UCFSD would like to invite the entire community to come out for a free breakfast on Saturday morning, June 4 from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

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    Kennett team finishes among top 10 in OWLmpiad

    On Monday, May 9, Kennett High School’s team finished tenth out of the seventy-eight teams competing at the Temple University 7th Annual OWLympiad. Hosted by the Department of Risk, Insurance, and Healthcare Management and the Sigma Chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma at the university, the event is Philadelphia’s largest math competition for high school students and is designed to promote mathematics and introduce students to career paths in applied mathematics.

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    Major rail improvement project coming to Kennett Square

    State Senator Andy Dinniman announced that $665,000 in state funding has been awarded for a major rail improvement project in Chester County that will create new jobs and retain existing ones.

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    Kennett High artists win big at art show

    Two Kennett High School seniors, Olivia Avedisian and Bailey Reigel, were recognized for their exceptional talent at the 42nd annual Area High School Show. The juried exhibition was held at the Chester County Art Association in West Chester from April 23 to 30.

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  • Crime

    West Grove man guilty in string of robberies in Kennett area

    WEST CHESTER >> A Common Pleas Court jury has convicted a West Grove man of committing a string of robberies in the Kennett Square area, including an incident that led to a high speed chase through southern Chester County into downtown Wilmington, Del.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

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    Officials pay tribute to police officers who died in the line of duty

    WEST CHESTER >> Lawmakers, county commissioners, municipal leaders and scores of officers from police departments all over Chester County paid tribute Thursday night to nine law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.

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  • Sports

    Unionville’s depth proves crucial as girls’ track team wins championship

    COATESVILLE >> There was no shortage of suspense on Wednesday at the Ches-Mont Girls Track and Field Championship. That’s because there was a wild, three-way team battle to the finish.

    By Neil Geoghegan ngeoghegan@21st-centurymedia.com @NeilMGeoghegan on Twitter |

  • Crime

    Chesco DA: Man murders girlfriend; crime is recorded by the victim

    Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced the filing of charges against defendant Keith Smith for shooting and killing his girlfriend Wesley Webb on May 2, 2016 at their residence in Schuylkill Township, Chester County. After a domestic argument, the defendant pulled a shotgun and shot the victim once in the chest. The defendant then attempted but failed to commit suicide. The victim audio recorded the murder on her phone.

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    West Grove man pleads after supplying cocaine to fiance’s daughter, who then took it to Penn London Elementary School

    west chester>> The southern Chester County man who unwittingly supplied cocaine to his fiancé’s daughter, which she then took to school with her lunch money, has pleaded guilty to drug possession charges in the case.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Crime

    Police Reports

    State Police Avondale Barracks Criminal Mischief >> Someone smashed the passenger side window of a car in the 300 block of Village Drive in Upper Oxford Township overnight on April 22, police said.

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